The historic Waikino Hotel offers relaxed dining in the Karangahake Gorge,
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Experience heartwarming hospitality in a spot as old as the hills. Nestled in the wild Karangahake Gorge, the newly restored Waikino Hotel Bar & Kitchen offers thirst quenching beverages and homestyle soul food.

Family friendly and full of history, we're a favourite stop for locals and road weary travellers.

Eliza's Claim Gold Gin

Distilled right here at the Waikino Hotel, Eliza's Claim Gold Gin is a Gold Award winning drop.

Crafted using pure artisan spring water and botanicals complemented with organic rosemary and manuka honey, this gin glitters with real gold flakes (just like the land it's made on).

Eliza's Claim Gold Gin is created in small batches, purchase your hand numbered bottle from the Waikino Hotel

Where to Find Us

8541 State Highway 2
Waikino 3682